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Victoria Bitter (VB) - Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.

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Victoria Bitter (VB)Victoria Bitter (VB)

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BA SCORE
58
awful

252 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 252
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 2.35
pDev: 31.49%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd. visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwarbi on 02-16-2002)
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Citadel82

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2.76/5  rDev +17.4%

Okay, not a huge fan of this one but having been to many countries I can say there are worse beers. I have now tried this in bottle and can. I was asked by dinner hosts to bring Tsing Tao, which Icould not find, so asked the staff at Fine Wines if they knew of a similar, flavorless , yellow lager and this was their suggestion...

Pours more of an amber with a short-lived white head. The aroma was sweetish with some vague hoppy-vegetal notes. Taste was light and slightly dry but mostly sweet grain. Hints of of corn??? dryish finish. Cold and wet was what we were aiming for. This was a little better. I am here for 7 more days, I am sure we will cross paths again. Definitely better than Crown Lager but sadly nothing to feel nostalgia for...

11-05-2013 10:14:23 | More by Citadel82
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Australia

1.5/5  rDev -36.2%

10-20-2013 05:37:30 | More by djbx
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Ethiopia

1.75/5  rDev -25.5%

08-30-2013 15:29:43 | More by no8
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California

2.25/5  rDev -4.3%

08-29-2013 16:13:44 | More by GraduatedCashew
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California

2.75/5  rDev +17%

08-24-2013 23:53:25 | More by mikelward
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Australia

1.5/5  rDev -36.2%

08-15-2013 22:21:58 | More by Jamestregenza
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United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +48.9%

08-11-2013 17:33:28 | More by Johnq1964
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Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -36.2%

08-07-2013 03:05:39 | More by remitrom
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jimiboi

Australia

2/5  rDev -14.9%

This is an iconic beer, especially for Victorians. Whilst New South Welshman have their Toohey’s New and Queenslanders have their XXXX Gold, the Southerners have been fortunate enough to have this alcoholic blight attributed to their namesake. I think this beer has survived due to state pride alone. Humbug.

08-04-2013 11:47:04 | More by jimiboi
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AKuehn47

Illinois

2/5  rDev -14.9%

08-01-2013 21:05:18 | More by AKuehn47
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Massachusetts

1.8/5  rDev -23.4%

I lived in Australia for close to a year and I only tried this beer a few times and I hated it every time. However I saw this beer when I was in Europe and I was feeling nostalgic and I thought maybe I should give it one last try. Bad move.

Pours pale yellow with thin white head

Smells- Kind of skunky

Tastes-Not much flavor and what is there isn't very good. Very slight sweetness with a bitter aftertaste.

MF- SLight carbonation

Overall- Not worth it. In the U.S. if t don't/you see this beer there is no doubt better options in stock so just don't.

07-20-2013 07:56:17 | More by Brew_42
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Florida

3/5  rDev +27.7%

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Virginia

3/5  rDev +27.7%

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California

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Pennsylvania

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District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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New York

2.75/5  rDev +17%

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Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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Colorado

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Victoria Bitter (VB) from Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
58 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.